Chirayu Amin replaces Modi as IPL commissioner
Monday, 26th April 2010
Baroda Cricket Association chief Chirayu Amin is the Indian Premier League's new commissioner.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Monday said Amin, who is also one of its vice-presidents and a governing council member of the Twenty20league, will be the IPL's interim commissioner.
BCCI president Shashank Manohar said Lalit Modi's suspension is vital for a free and fair inquiry. He went on to add that proceedings against Modi will be dropped if he provides a convincing reply to the show cause notice issue to him
The IPL Governing Council, headed by Manohar, vice-president Arun Jaitley, secretary N Srinivasan, media and finance committee chairman Rajiv Shukla and IPL vice-chairman Niranjan Shah met on Monday morning to decide Modi's fate.
Speaking after the meeting, Manohar said, "IPL is a great property and is being loved by one and all. However, in the last 15 days, there was lot of allegations and counter allegations were made through media, and, as a result, the Board has decided to look into the allegations.
"Therefore, the Board has issued a show cause notice to Lalit Modi and has also decide to suspend him.
Publication : Rediff